Stupidly lovely head dreass, 2013 acrylic on canvas 25

Aya Uekawa| 上川紋

born in Tokyo, 1979|1979年東京生まれ (山形、千葉、広島で育つ)
Lives and works in NY|ニューヨークで活動中


2008 MFA , Hunter College, New York|ニューヨーク市立大学ハンター校修士課程卒
2004 BFA, Hunter College, New York|同校学士課程卒
2001 BA, Komazawa University, Tokyo, Japan|駒沢大学文学部卒

Solo Exhibition|個展

2016 “American Pies,” Kravets|Wehby, New York, NY

2015 “’Good’ Girls”, Kravets|Wehby, New York, NY

2009 “Sanctuary Dreams,” Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

2008 “It’s a really small world,” Kravets|Wehby Gallery, New York

2007 “Second World Complex.” Arndt+Partner, Berlin

2006 “Heavenly Terrace Common Park-Hunting for Happiness,” Kravets|Wehby Gallery, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions|グループ展

2016  Summer Group Show, Kravets|Wehby, New York, NY
AftermodernisM, Naumann Wolfson Art,Watermill, NY
2015 The Chosen: Selected Works from Florida Jewish Art Collectors, Jewish Art Museum in Florida, Miami Beach, FL
2013 Hunteress, Kravets|Wehby, New York, NY
AftermondernisM, Nassau County Museum of Art, NY
‘Surreal Selves’ Three-person show at Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
2011 Thrown Together, Kravets|Wehby, New York
Paper Work, curated by Nina Chanel Abney, Kravets|Wehby, New York, NY
2010 Going International, FLAG Art Foundation, New York
Run and Tell That! New Work from New York, SUArt Galleries at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
The Incomplete–Paris, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris
Spring 2, Kravets|Wehby Gallery, New York
Pattern ID, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
A Long Way From Home, Arndt and Partner, Berlin
2009 Super Fine, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York
Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Chealsea, New York
2008 Winter Escape, Kravets|Wehby Gallery, New York
Wall Rockets:Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, FLAG Art Foundation, New York (traveling to Albright-Knox Art Gallery in 2009)
Feminine Image, Nassau County Museum of Art, Contemporary Gallery, Long Island, New York
Stories, Eleven Rivington, New York
Arndt+Partner at Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
“The Large Format,” Kravets|Wehby Gallery, New York
“Kunsthalle Lingen” in Lingen, Germany
2007 “The Imcomplete Incomplete,” Kravets|Wehby Gallery, New York
“Making A Home,” Japan Society, New York
“The Imcomplete,” Chelsea Art Museum, New York
L.A. Art Fair, at Robets&Tilton, New York
The Armory Show, at Arndt+Partner, New York
“JAPAN INC.” Kravets|Wehby Gallery, New York
2006 “DO NOT STACK,” Roberts&Tilton, Los Angeles
“a certain likeness,” Gallery W 52, New York
Art Basel 37, Arndt+Partner, Zurich
“25 Bold Moves,” House of Campari, New York
“New Trajectories I: Relocations,”Cooley Art Gallery, Portland, OR
“School Days,” Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
2005 “Drawn,” Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York
“Frontier,” Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles
“Is it live,” Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York

Selected Bibliography|出版


Pttern ID exhibition catalog,Rudolph and Cecilia Gunzburger Anderson, Arkon, OH, 2010

The Incomplete-Paris, Exhibition Catalogue, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, 2010

‘AYA UEKAWA’ Solo exhibition catalog for Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati OH, 2009

Wall Rockets exhibition catalog, curated by Lisa Dennison, FLAG Art Foundation, 2008

Glasner, Barbara et. al., “Patterns 2. Design Art and Architecture,” Birkhauser Verlag AG, Boston, 2008, pp. 288-291

Making a Home: Japanese Contemporary Artists in New York Exhibition Catalogue, Japan Society, New York, NY, 2007

The Incomplete, Exhibition Catalogue, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, 2007

Selected Publications|メディア

A.C. Frabetti Some Effects of Small Scale, AEQAI, July 2009
Morris, Matt Art: Aya Uekawa at the Contemporary Arts Center, City Beat, July 14, 2009
Shiner, Eric “A Utopia Revisited: Aya Uekawa,” Juxtapoz, January 2009, no. 96, pp. 64-77
Pearce, Sara “CAC Brushes up on Painting Exhibits,” The Enquirer, June 15, 2008
Tadaka, Natane “Making a Home: Japanese Contemporary Artists in New York Japan Society,”
Rosenberg, Karen “Willingly or Unwillingly, Calling New York Their Home,” New York Times
November 9, 2007
Everts, Von Lotte, “Mao Mit Popcorntute, Berliner Zeitung, September 4, 2007
Itsuko, Hirai “Marie Claire Cool Japan: Aya Uekawa,” Marie Claire Japan, July 2007
Domani Magazine, Japan “News 1,” Domani, January 2008, p. 124
Pogrebin, Robin “The Week Ahead: Art,” The New York Times, September 30, 2007, p. 4
カ二ンガム、ジェイミー “世界が尊敬する日本人100”Newsweek Japanese edition, 2007.10.17. p.52
Uekawa, Aya +ING“ No.25 Winter 2007 p.0-5
Moller, Tanja “In Search of Happiness,” Checkpoint #2 May-August 2007, Arndt+Partner, Berlin, p. 62
Hirai, Ikuko “Cool Japan A to Z:世界は『日本』に恋してる–Uekawa Aya” Marie Claire Japan, July 2007, No.50, p.79
Ichikawa, Akiko “新世代の’ヴォーグ’な女たち:Aya Uekawa 上川 紋(アーティスト)”Vogue Nippon, June 2007, No.94,p.139
Vanzetti, Oliver “Aya Uekawa,” Flash News-At The Galleries, Flash Art International, October 2006, p55
Cascade, Rebecca “Talent Show,” W, November 2006, p. 198
Row, D.K. “Ovitz collection takes on adventurous dimension,” The Oregonian,February 19, 2006
Motley, John “Arts Rodeo,” The Portland Mercury, February 2, 2006, p.35
Gallivan, Joseph “Money Makes the Art go Round: Show offers glimpse into the mind and eye of Hollywood mogul,” Portland Tribune, January 24, 2006, B1-B2